Springbok747
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Weird Stuff On Google Earth

Wed Nov 08, 2006 8:16 am

I got this in an e-mail from my cousin. He actually spotted it sometime last year but the idiot is only sending this to me now. Interesting nonetheless...



What's up with the runway configuration? And also the runways look way too small for any conventional aircraft to take off and land...and wha'ts that black helicopter doing there?!!!

This was over Arizona BTW...so maybe google earth caught this when all the UFOs were out.

Anyone got a tin-foil hat I can borrow?
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vivek0072
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RE: Weird Stuff On Google Earth

Wed Nov 08, 2006 9:00 am

Could be for the AH-64 Apache .

You have the runway description here
http://www.globalair.com/airport/airportinfo.asp?AptCode=PCA%20

By the way did any one notice the giant bug in Germany ?

http://maps.google.com/maps?ie=UTF8&...34,10.204968&spn=0.001835,0.004989
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RE: Weird Stuff On Google Earth

Wed Nov 08, 2006 9:11 am

Quoting Vivek0072 (Reply 1):
http://www.globalair.com/airport/airportinfo.asp?AptCode=PCA%20

From that website:

Quote:
BASE OPNS. MILITARY HELIPORT ONLY.

EXTSV HELICOPTER TRAINING ON AND INVOF HELIPORT.

I wonder what kind of training they do.
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RE: Weird Stuff On Google Earth

Wed Nov 08, 2006 9:16 am



What kind of operations can they do with four parallel runways that they couldn't do with two or three?



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RE: Weird Stuff On Google Earth

Wed Nov 08, 2006 9:20 am

2H4, how did I know youd get in on this thread!

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RE: Weird Stuff On Google Earth

Wed Nov 08, 2006 9:25 am

Quoting Vivek0072 (Reply 1):
You have the runway description here
http://www.globalair.com/airport/air...CA%20

From that website..

Quote:
Airport Certification: Not Certified
Entry for Customs: Unknown
Customs Landing Rights: Unknown
Airport Inspection Data
Airport Inspection Method: Unknown
Last Physical Inspection: / /
Airport Lighting Schedule:
Air Traffic Control Tower on Airport: Unknown
Common Traffic Advisory Frequency:
Attendance Schedule:
Circle Marker: Unknown
Lens Color of Beacon: None
Non-Commercial Charges: Unknown

Thats a lot of unknowns..hmmmm...wonder whats going on there.
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RE: Weird Stuff On Google Earth

Wed Nov 08, 2006 9:30 am

Quoting 2H4 (Reply 3):
What kind of operations can they do with four parallel runways that they couldn't do with two or three?

You mean you don't have a photo of four helicopters bolted together?  faint 
 
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RE: Weird Stuff On Google Earth

Wed Nov 08, 2006 9:37 am

that is quite the sight.
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RE: Weird Stuff On Google Earth

Wed Nov 08, 2006 9:41 am




Quoting David L (Reply 6):
You mean you don't have a photo of four helicopters bolted together?

Well, of course I do.....but the contraption still wouldn't require four runways...








Hence my confusion....  Wink



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RE: Weird Stuff On Google Earth

Wed Nov 08, 2006 9:43 am

Quoting 2H4 (Reply 3):
What kind of operations can they do with four parallel runways that they couldn't do with two or three?

They are emergency procedure training lanes.

http://www.globalsecurity.org/military/facility/silverbell.htm

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RE: Weird Stuff On Google Earth

Wed Nov 08, 2006 9:44 am

Where's NWDC10 when you need his tin hat logic?  duck 
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RE: Weird Stuff On Google Earth

Wed Nov 08, 2006 2:16 pm

Quoting Vivek0072 (Reply 1):
By the way did any one notice the giant bug in Germany ?

HAHA what the F234K is that?! Very interesting, but I doubt that a bug got on top of the lense on a satellite. Wierd..
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RE: Weird Stuff On Google Earth

Wed Nov 08, 2006 2:46 pm

Quoting KLM685 (Reply 11):
HAHA what the F234K is that?! Very interesting, but I doubt that a bug got on top of the lense on a satellite. Wierd..

It sits on the scanner rather than on the lens of a satellite.

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RE: Weird Stuff On Google Earth

Wed Nov 08, 2006 3:03 pm

I saw this on GE once:

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v155/andzz/friendly3.jpg

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v155/andzz/friendly2.jpg
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RE: Weird Stuff On Google Earth

Wed Nov 08, 2006 3:38 pm

Hahah..nice one Andz!
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RE: Weird Stuff On Google Earth

Wed Nov 08, 2006 4:28 pm

It's right out by MZJ, so who knows.

The drive to Tucson has wierd stuff.
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RE: Weird Stuff On Google Earth

Wed Nov 08, 2006 4:37 pm

It's where all the USAF fighters will refuel when they go and bomb Mexico.
 
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RE: Weird Stuff On Google Earth

Wed Nov 08, 2006 4:56 pm

Quoting COIAH756CA (Reply 15):
The drive to Tucson has wierd stuff.

You can't see it from the road that I remember. Great view of it on a x-cntry to CGZ though. The helicopters that train there are parked at MZJ.

http://i61.photobucket.com/albums/h67/FLTUS37/October%2026%20Flying/10-26-06Flying017.jpg

Quoting Bill142 (Reply 16):
It's where all the USAF fighters will refuel when they go and bomb Mexico.

What is that all about?
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RE: Weird Stuff On Google Earth

Wed Nov 08, 2006 5:34 pm

Quoting AirTranTUS (Reply 17):

What is that all about?

oops I meant to add in one of these  sarcastic 
 
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RE: Weird Stuff On Google Earth

Thu Nov 09, 2006 2:26 am

Quoting 2H4 (Reply 8):
Well, of course I do.....

Oh, for...

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